Student Research Day Abstracts and Posters

 

A selection of posters and abstracts presented at Chapman University's Student Research Day each fall and spring.


Full Abstract Volumes:
Spring 2018
Fall 2017
Spring 2017
Fall 2016
Spring 2016
Fall 2015
Spring 2015
Fall 2014 | Orange County Register article

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Submissions from 2015

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Diva Diversity: National Vocal Schools and Qualities, Emma Plotnik

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From a Chat in the Parlor to Viral Music Videos: An Analysis of Music as a Social Occasion, Emma Plotnik

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A Sustainability Analysis of Team Orange County’s Home Life Events During the U.S. Department of Energy: 2015 Solar Decathlon, Lauren Sato and Alexandra FW Sidun

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Campaign Finance Makes America Go ‘Round: Individual Campaign Contributions and the Effects of Citizens United on the American Election System, Geneva Sherman

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Opinions on the Affordable Care Act: The Role of Self-Interest, Bradley J. West

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Fall 2015 Student Research Day Abstract Volume, Chapman University Office of Undergraduate Research and Creative Activity

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The Effectiveness of Warning Labels and Subvertising on Reducing the Harmful Effects of Media Exposure, Yasmin Akbari, Gaganjyot Sandhu, Terri Scott, and David Frederick

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Characterizing Psychological Management Practices of College and University Athletic Trainers in Orange, California, Hannah L. Alexander, Paulina Tselikis, Michelle A. Cleary, Sara L. Nottingham, and Jason Bennett

Structural Basis of Drug Discovery Targeting SK Channels for Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis, Tia Alexander

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The Angry Electorate - Affect and Voting Decision Making, Negeen Amirieh

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College Students' Communication about Nonmedical Use of Prescription Stimulants: Applying the Theory of Planned Behavior, Ana Andreoli, Darren Breese, Kylie Deschenes, and Lindsey Sarver

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Why Doesn't Negative Behave? Inferences from Emotional Language, Adriana Ariza, Connie Shears, Maisy Lam, Amy Cohen, Melissa Bond, Mackenzie Smith, Erika Sam, and Jay Kim

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R Project in the Clinic, Matthew Asmus, Brianna Roberts, Brittney Tanaka, Marybeth Grant-Beuttler, and Richard Beuttler

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Removal of Pb and H2S from ACS Test Procedure For Meta-Phosphoric Acid, Christopher Atlas and Ron Lacock

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Economic Voting: Election Outcomes at the Toss of a Coin?, Damaris Bangean

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Effects of Sleep Deprivation on Bone Integrity, Jennifer Becker

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Political Participation of Millennials in the United States and Western Europe, Jenny Bhatia

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American Perceptions of Iran, Avery Bissett

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Muslim-Americans and Party Identification, Brianna Blaschke

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Media Representation of Service Animals, Arthur Blaser, Beth Haller, Chelsea Jones, and Sarai Urzua

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Efficacy of the Picture Exchange Communication Systemin Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder, Reagan Blason

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Terrorism Through American Eyes, Jacob Blaznek

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Lithium-ion Battery Recycling: Analyzing Methods of Cobalt and Lithium Resource Reclamation, Devon Bloss

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Saharan Dust Storms and Hurricane Katrina's Cyclogenesis: Examining Correlative Patterns by using Remote Sensing Imagery, Devon Bloss

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Come Closer: Cognitive Dissonance Between Strangers, Melissa Bond and Connie Shears

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Fitspiration or Death, Natalie Bowles, Mary Ellet, Nicole Jourdain, Christine Liu Liu, and Arianna Tortomasi

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Fear and Media: The Relationship Between Crime Related Television Consumption and the Fear of Crime Among Americans, Timothy Breitfeller, Tatiana Broukhim, Angelina Riccio, and Leah Whitenack

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Gender Gap in the Environmental Movement, NIcholas Burghard

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Evaluation of Temperature Anomalies and Ocean Productivity during the 2004 Sumatra-Andaman Earthquake, Cora Byers and Brenna McNabb

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Characterizing a Novel Immune-Deficient Transgenic Alzheimer’s Model, Lauren Camargo, Samuel Marsh, Joy Davis, Jason Weinger, Tom Lane, and Matthew Blurton-Jones

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Perceptions of Immigration in America, Manuel Cardoza

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Biological Degredation of Acetaldehyde in Southern California Wetlands, Anthony Castagnola, Brandon Lamb, Mary Senstad, and Sovandara Hok

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News Media Consumption as a Generational Phenomenon and the Relationship to Perceptions of Civic Duty in the American Electorate, Kelsey Cena

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Predictors of Support for a Woman President, Frances Chang

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Yo Soy Latino: Does My Vote Matter?, Jonathan Charres

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Negative Campaigns and Their Influence on Voter Attitudes, Estefan Colindres

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The Process of “Managing” Volunteers: The Ironic Importance of Helping Your Helpers, Samantha Cressey

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Effects of Ecologically Realistic Heating Profiles on Feeding in the Intertidal Hermit Crab, Pagurus sameulis, Paige Davis

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Institutionalized Racism and the Death Penalty, Ashleigh Ellis

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Campaign Donations and Political Efficacy, Lauren Ewashko

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Judicial Activism’s Effect on Judicial Elections, Nick Fernandes

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The Effects of a Caloric Restrictive Diet on Bone Mineral Density and Bone Strength in Male and Female Rats, Haley Folta

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Humanitarian and Military Interventions: Understanding Where Isolationists and Internationalists Diverge, Rachel Fox

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Molecular Insights into Prostate Cancerization: Telomere Length, EGR-1 Expression, and Regulation of MIC‐1, PDGF-A, and FAS, Emily Frisch, Kristin Gabriel, and Marco Bisoffi

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Exploring EGR-1 as a Master Regulator of Prostate Field Cancerization, Kristin Gabriel and Marco Bisoffi

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Voting Preference, Religion and Ethnicity’s Impact on Party Identification, Benjamin Gourley

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Physics of Golf, Jake Gross

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Analyzation of Metabolic Reprogramming in Drug-Resistant MCF-7 Cells, Derick Han, Ho Leung, and Andrew Vo

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Effects of Degree of Roast and Application Form of Incorporated Coffee on Inhibition of Oxidation in Raw Refrigerated Minced Pork and Sensory Analysis of Cooked Pork Patties with Added Coffee, Tiffany Hashimoto, Lilian Were, Criselda S. Toto, and Fred Caporaso

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The Effect of Voter Identification Laws on Voter Turnout, Robert Heins

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What Constitutes Sexual Consent and Assault? The Effects of Verbal, Physical, and Linguistic Cues, Megi Herring, Crystle-Joie Agbayani, and David Frederick

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Re-Examining the Gender Gap: What Are "Women's Issues"?, Katerina Ioannides

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Effect of Phytosanitary Irradiation on the Quality of Chandler Pummelo (Citrus maxima (Burm.) Merr.), Akanksha Jain, J.J. Ornelas-Paz, Karina Rodriguez, and Anuradha Prakash

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Examing the Effect of Counterstereotypical Examples of African American Women in the Media on People’s perspective of the African American Woman, Jasmine Johnson

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How Much of Our Pollution is OUR Pollution?: The Transport of Anthropogenic Aerosols Across the Pacific Ocean from China to the United States, Ariane Jong

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Effects of Varying Roast Degree and Application Form of Coffee on Oxidation in Frozen Raw Minced Pork Meat Stored Under Modified Atmosphere Packaging, Katrina Jully, Criselda Toto, and Lilian Were

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Personality Types and Attachment Styles Underlying Body Dissatisfaction, Milad Khosravi and David Frederick

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A Comparative Analysis of Diversity Initiatives: Administrative Policies & Academic Curriculum, K.B. Jenny Kim

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Young Voter Turnout, Conner Larkin

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Reliability of Precision in Motion Software, Nicole Laura, Kristen Petrillo, Marybeth Grant-Beuttler, and Richard Beuttler

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The Impact of a 20% vs. a 40% Caloric Restrictive Diet on Bone Mineral Density During the Growth Period in Male Rats, Kassandra Lee

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Analysis of Moral Dilemmas in Major, Age, and Gender, Timothy Lee

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Moving Back to the 18th Century View's of Women's Role and Perception of Their Lives: The Case of Motherhood, Yelena Liepelt

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Assessing an Energy Behavior Change Program within Chapman University's Residence Halls, Jacob Lopez, Mackenzie Crigger, and Christopher S. Kim

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Analysis of Secondary Wastewater Treatment, Jennifer Magana

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Effectiveness of Rehabilitation Techniques for Non-Injury, Post Activity Muscle Pain, Daisy Mohrman

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Clinical Applications of a Combination Chemotherapy Using 8-Chloro cAMP and 8-Chloro Adenosine, Erik Munoz, Andrea Saich, Andrew Cox, and Yu-An Peter Chang

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Partisanship and Foreign Policy, Sauran Mussin

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Possible Precursor Events to Earthquakes and the Resulting Effects on Organic Material in the Surrounding Water Bodies, Kiyoko Nakatsui

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Bowling Online: Youth, Participatory Politics, and New Media, Kathryn Newburn

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Political Activism and Trust in Government, Josh Nudelman

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A Comparison of Growth Factor and Platelet Concentrations Using Different Methods of Platelet Rich Plasma Separation, Amir Olfat, Bryn J. Henderson, and Hossein Vaziripour

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Least Among Brethren, Dami Onifade

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Eye Witness News: Up Close with the Perception of Race in Photographs, Kelly Osborn, Nikki Payne, Ciera Ramos, and Corinne Weber

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Media Use and International Engagement, Brenna Parish

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International Students in the United States: Identity Change and Cultural Perceptions from the Female Perspective, Sarah Persau

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#NARCISSUS, Lauren Potts

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Identification of Species in Commercially Sold Game Meats using DNA Barcoding, Charles Quinto, Rebecca Tinoco, and Rosalee S. Hellberg

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Support for Welfare, Matthew Reminick

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Puffs and Tufts: A Comparison of Trichodesmium Colony Formations and Nutrient Availability Across the North Atlantic Ocean Using Remote Sensing Methods, Marc Rosenfield

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Crime Media, Punitiveness, and Fear, Robert Roussel

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Air Pollution Differences Between Nations with Different Economic Profiles, Alliyah Sato

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Biological Degradation of Acetaldehyde in Southern California Coastal Waters, Mary Senstad, Sovanndara Hok, Ori Barashy, Catherine D. Clark, and Warren J. De Bruyn

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Campaign Finance Makes America Go Round: A Demographic Study of Individual Campaign Contributions, Geneva Sherman

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Prostate Field Cancerization – Thinking Outside the Tumor, Dor Shoshan

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Civics and Politics: Does Civic Education affect Levels of Political Knowledge?, Lauren Siaumau

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Effects of El Niño on Ecological Growth Along Californian and Peruvian Coasts, Alexandra Sidun

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Influences on Perceptions of Income Inequality, Deepak Sithu

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Assessing water quality in the Gulf Of Mexico using remote sensing data., Alliyah Thomas

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Long-Term White Matter Pathology Following a Novel Model of Repeated Mild Traumatic Brain Injury, Casey Tiefenthaler, Eric M. Gold, Daniel Hoa, Brian J. Cummings, and Aileen J. Anderson

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Effect of Exposure Time on Cu(II) Adsorption and Retention to Iron Oxyhydroxide Nanoparticles, Anthony Torossian, Jack Jacobs, and Christopher S. Kim

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The Babysitter as Family Member or Employee?: A Unique Case of Altercasting, Michaela Torrie

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Who Cares About Inequality of Opportunity and Why?, James Trocme

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The Public Choice Theory in Public Opinion, Dorji Tshoden

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Effect of Curcumin Analog Ca27 on Androgen Receptor Translocation in Prostate Cancer Cells, Lijah Vann Gardner

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How Disney is "Kingdom Hearts?” A Comparison Between Disney Films and the Video Game, Andrew Vo and Kassidy Vo

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Air Pollution: A Case Study of Bangkok, Thailand. An Expanding “megacity”, Patsornkarn Vorapharuek

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Effects of Digitally Enhanced Learning Tasks on Cognitive Functioning, Reyn Yoshiura

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Effects of Human Recreational Activity on The Tameness of Common Loons (Gavia immer) in Northern Wisconsin, Seth Yund

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The Decline of Marginal Districts in Congressional Elections, Daniel Zimmerman